Winners Emerge from Strong Field: NCIS Spring Grant Awards

The Grant Awards Committee are pleased to announce that, from an impressively strong field, the following three members have been awarded Conference Support Grants in the Spring grant cycle. Congratulations to: Isabelle Flemming, representing NCIS on a panel exploring the challenges and opportunities for independent scholars at the Organization of American Historians conference in Sacramento, USA.

Priya Parrotta, to support her paper “The Music of Changing Rivers: Bhatiali Folk Music and the Impacts of Climate Change in Coastal Bangladesh,” which she will give at the International Council for Traditional Music conference in Lisbon, Portugal.

Janet Smith, for her paper on “Helen Taylor: The First Woman Parliamentary Candidate 1885” to be presented at the Women’s History Network conference – The Campaign for Women’s Suffrage: National and International Perspectives, in Portsmouth, England.

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